Friday Fictioneers 6/1 – via Madison Woods
Every Wednesday visit Madison Wood’s site to see the picture prompt for the week’s 100-word writing challenge. Write a 100-word story or poem that’s inspired by the picture. Post the writing on your blog. On Friday post a link to your blog entry in the comments section of her Friday Fictioneers post.
I’ve been reading entries for a few weeks and am always impressed by the variety of responses. I’m going to give it a try so this is my first entry. Your comments and critiques are welcome.
He never experienced such overwhelming loneliness until the day he realized she was never coming back. For years he missed her day and night. The tiny cottage where they lived together hadn’t changed since she left. Alone and broken, he had become isolated from the world.
As he climbed higher he knew today was different. In isolation he found freedom, peace and strength. Looking at the skyline of the town she loved so much, he knew it was time to let her go. He opened the urn and watched her ashes dance away in the wind. Smiling, he waved goodbye.